SWQHA Adjusts Show Schedule Due to EHV-1 Concerns

February 1st, 2016 3:10 PM | No Comments
SWQHA Adjusts Show Schedule Due to EHV-1 Concerns

[photo credit: the Quarter Horse Journal]

[source: AQHA.com]

The Southwest Quarter Horse Association’s February shows will be postponed due to equine herpesvirus type-1 concerns. The two shows will be moved to be held along with the existing March and April shows.

SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE FEBRUARY SHOWS

Shows scheduled for February 6-7 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, have been postponed due to EHV-1.

SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE MARCH SHOWS (A5053 AND A5054)

March 5-6 shows will now offer three judges instead of two (A1497-Dolly Chayer judge) – to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico

SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE APRIL SHOWS (A5055 AND A5056)

April 2-3 shows will now offer three judges instead of two (A1499 – Bobby Harrison judge) – to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico

About Equine Herpesvirus Type-1

The equine herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) infection in horses can cause respiratory disease, abortion in mares, neonatal foal death, and/or neurologic disease. The virus can spread through the air, contaminated equipment, clothing and hands.

Stay abreast of news regarding equine disease outbreaks in your area at www.equinediseasecc.org.

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